Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Clearance
South London > Croydon
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 600 542 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 52.13% 55.31% 42.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 94.79% 90.79% 84.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 375 107
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £367 £356 £370
90th Percentile £650 £689 £575
South London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Croydon median hourly rate £26.85 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.79% - -
South London median hourly rate £40.00 £47.83 £47.83
% change year-on-year -16.37% - -

Security Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Croydon
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 633 597 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 55.00% 60.92% 50.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 406 141
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £372 £357 £358
90th Percentile £650 £688 £588
South London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% - -
South London median hourly rate £39.50 £46.25 £47.83
% change year-on-year -14.59% -3.30% -4.34%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Croydon

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Croydon

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Croydon over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Croydon

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Croydon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Croydon

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Croydon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Croydon over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Croydon

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 502 (83.67%) SC Cleared
2 245 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (33.83%) DevOps
4 187 (31.17%) Java
5 178 (29.67%) Kubernetes
6 171 (28.50%) Docker
7 125 (20.83%) Git (software)
8 122 (20.33%) Amazon AWS
9 118 (19.67%) Terraform
10 114 (19.00%) Test Automation
11 103 (17.17%) Linux
12 101 (16.83%) JIRA
12 101 (16.83%) Ansible
13 91 (15.17%) Java 8
14 86 (14.33%) Jenkins
14 86 (14.33%) SonarQube
15 84 (14.00%) Confluence
16 82 (13.67%) Groovy
17 79 (13.17%) Puppet
17 79 (13.17%) Microservices
18 78 (13.00%) Maven
19 76 (12.67%) REST
20 74 (12.33%) Relational Database
21 70 (11.67%) Hadoop
22 68 (11.33%) JUnit
23 67 (11.17%) Unix
24 64 (10.67%) RESTful
25 62 (10.33%) Oracle
26 61 (10.17%) ITIL
27 59 (9.83%) OO

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 84 (14.00%) Confluence
2 49 (8.17%) WildFly
3 18 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (2.83%) WebLogic
5 14 (2.33%) nginx
6 13 (2.17%) JBoss
6 13 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.00%) Apache Solr
7 12 (2.00%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (1.17%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.17%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.00%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.83%) Apache
11 3 (0.50%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.17%) Alfresco
Applications
1 9 (1.50%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (0.67%) Oracle Payroll
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 122 (20.33%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (4.83%) GitHub
4 22 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (3.33%) Amazon S3
6 14 (2.33%) PaaS
7 11 (1.83%) Office 365
8 10 (1.67%) Amazon ELB
9 9 (1.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (1.33%) IaaS
11 7 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (1.17%) Route 53
11 7 (1.17%) SaaS
12 5 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.83%) npm
12 5 (0.83%) Quay.io
13 4 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.67%) G Suite
14 3 (0.50%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.33%) Firewall
2 10 (1.67%) Kerberos
3 8 (1.33%) Skype
4 7 (1.17%) DNS
5 5 (0.83%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (0.67%) HTTP
6 4 (0.67%) VoIP
7 3 (0.50%) FTP
7 3 (0.50%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.50%) SMTP
7 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.50%) VPN
8 2 (0.33%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.33%) ICMP
8 2 (0.33%) WAN
9 1 (0.17%) DHCP
9 1 (0.17%) IMAP
9 1 (0.17%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (12.33%) Relational Database
2 70 (11.67%) Hadoop
3 57 (9.50%) PostgreSQL
4 50 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 33 (5.50%) Big Data
6 18 (3.00%) HBase
6 18 (3.00%) SQL Server
7 15 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
7 15 (2.50%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.50%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.33%) MySQL
9 8 (1.33%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.00%) Neo4j
10 6 (1.00%) OLTP
11 4 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (0.67%) Redis
11 4 (0.67%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 125 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 101 (16.83%) JIRA
3 86 (14.33%) Jenkins
3 86 (14.33%) SonarQube
4 78 (13.00%) Maven
5 68 (11.33%) JUnit
6 57 (9.50%) Mockito
7 48 (8.00%) Checkstyle
7 48 (8.00%) Liquibase
7 48 (8.00%) Vagrant
8 39 (6.50%) GitLab
9 38 (6.33%) Cucumber
10 34 (5.67%) Selenium
11 29 (4.83%) Artifactory
12 12 (2.00%) IntelliJ
13 10 (1.67%) DbUnit
13 10 (1.67%) WebDriver
14 8 (1.33%) Bitbucket
14 8 (1.33%) jMock
15 7 (1.17%) Gradle
General
1 39 (6.50%) Finance
2 18 (3.00%) Law
3 12 (2.00%) Retail
4 7 (1.17%) Electronics
4 7 (1.17%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.17%) Marketing
4 7 (1.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.33%) Legal
6 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 168 (28.00%) Developer
2 132 (22.00%) Java Developer
3 78 (13.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 73 (12.17%) Consultant
5 58 (9.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 57 (9.50%) DevOps Consultant
7 55 (9.17%) Architect
7 55 (9.17%) Kubernetes Consultant
8 54 (9.00%) Analyst
9 37 (6.17%) Business Analyst
10 20 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
10 20 (3.33%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
11 19 (3.17%) AWS DevOps
12 18 (3.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 18 (3.00%) Tester
13 17 (2.83%) Administrator
13 17 (2.83%) Developer in Test
13 17 (2.83%) Java Developer in Test
13 17 (2.83%) Test Automation Developer
14 14 (2.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (12.67%) REST
2 64 (10.67%) RESTful
3 58 (9.67%) Java EE
4 54 (9.00%) Drools
5 53 (8.83%) Hibernate
6 50 (8.33%) JMS
7 48 (8.00%) JAX-RS
7 48 (8.00%) Lambda Expressions
7 48 (8.00%) WireMock
8 32 (5.33%) Spring
9 31 (5.17%) Web Services
10 28 (4.67%) Kafka
11 24 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
12 22 (3.67%) Spring Boot
13 21 (3.50%) JSON
14 20 (3.33%) Apache Camel
15 19 (3.17%) HTML
16 18 (3.00%) CSS
17 16 (2.67%) Velocity
17 16 (2.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.50%) Linux Command Line
2 24 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.83%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.00%) Public Cloud
5 13 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.00%) NHS
7 8 (1.33%) User Experience
8 7 (1.17%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.00%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.00%) Private Cloud
10 5 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (0.83%) Oracle Licensing
11 4 (0.67%) PKI
12 2 (0.33%) e-Health
12 2 (0.33%) LIMS
12 2 (0.33%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.33%) PACS
13 1 (0.17%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.17%) Freedom of Information
13 1 (0.17%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 103 (17.17%) Linux
2 67 (11.17%) Unix
3 49 (8.17%) VMS
4 29 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (4.00%) CentOS
6 20 (3.33%) Windows
7 12 (2.00%) CoreOS
8 11 (1.83%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.67%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.67%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (33.83%) DevOps
3 114 (19.00%) Test Automation
4 79 (13.17%) Microservices
5 61 (10.17%) ITIL
6 59 (9.83%) OO
7 56 (9.33%) Migration
8 52 (8.67%) Scrum
9 50 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
10 49 (8.17%) Open Source
11 48 (8.00%) CQRS
11 48 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 48 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
12 44 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 38 (6.33%) Problem-Solving
14 33 (5.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 33 (5.50%) Service Management
15 31 (5.17%) Mentoring
15 31 (5.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 187 (31.17%) Java
2 91 (15.17%) Java 8
3 82 (13.67%) Groovy
4 48 (8.00%) JPQL
5 47 (7.83%) SQL
6 35 (5.83%) Python
7 26 (4.33%) Bash Shell
8 17 (2.83%) JavaScript
9 14 (2.33%) Ruby
10 12 (2.00%) Go
11 7 (1.17%) Scala
12 6 (1.00%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.83%) ES6
14 4 (0.67%) Cypher
15 3 (0.50%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.17%) C#
17 1 (0.17%) Gremlin
17 1 (0.17%) Perl
17 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 502 (83.67%) SC Cleared
2 20 (3.33%) Degree
3 18 (3.00%) DV Cleared
4 9 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (1.17%) CISSP
5 7 (1.17%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.67%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.67%) CISMP
7 4 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 3 (0.50%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.50%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.33%) CCIE
9 2 (0.33%) CCIE Data Center
9 2 (0.33%) CCNA
9 2 (0.33%) CCNP
9 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.67%) QA
2 12 (2.00%) PMO
3 4 (0.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.50%) SLA
5 2 (0.33%) GDPR
5 2 (0.33%) HL7
6 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.17%) RMADS
6 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 171 (28.50%) Docker
2 20 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.67%) HDFS
5 6 (1.00%) vSphere
6 5 (0.83%) Ceph
6 5 (0.83%) etcd
6 5 (0.83%) flannel
6 5 (0.83%) GlusterFS
6 5 (0.83%) SkyDNS
6 5 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.50%) Squid
8 2 (0.33%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.17%) iptables
9 1 (0.17%) KVM
9 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 178 (29.67%) Kubernetes
2 118 (19.67%) Terraform
3 101 (16.83%) Ansible
4 79 (13.17%) Puppet
5 58 (9.67%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (3.50%) Sysdig
7 13 (2.17%) Consul
8 12 (2.00%) HAProxy
8 12 (2.00%) Prometheus
9 9 (1.50%) Graphite
9 9 (1.50%) rkt
10 8 (1.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 8 (1.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (1.00%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (1.00%) Packer
12 5 (0.83%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.67%) SCCM
13 4 (0.67%) vCenter Server
14 3 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
14 3 (0.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 62 (10.33%) Oracle
2 29 (4.83%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.33%) VMware
4 16 (2.67%) Red Hat
5 15 (2.50%) Adobe
5 15 (2.50%) SAP
6 10 (1.67%) IBM
6 10 (1.67%) ServiceNow
7 8 (1.33%) Cisco
8 7 (1.17%) SolarWinds
8 7 (1.17%) Splunk
9 5 (0.83%) AlienVault
9 5 (0.83%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.83%) Citrix
9 5 (0.83%) Google
10 4 (0.67%) Dynatrace
10 4 (0.67%) Greenplum
10 4 (0.67%) NetApp
11 3 (0.50%) Axway
11 3 (0.50%) CyberArk